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How to discipline your child without spanking

How to discipline your child without spanking

Toddlers spend a great deal of their time observing you, learning new things, trying to understand limits... pushing said limits. 

It is out job to teach them the rules of living in society, to act kindly, to respect other people, to act safely, etc. 

Multiple studies prove that spanking and negative discipline not only damage your child, and your relationship with him/her, but also don't teach your child to act with kindness and respect. Rather, you may end up with an aggressive child that hits other kids at school, does poorly at playdates, etc.

Here's what to do:

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How to manage tantrums at dinner

How to manage tantrums at dinner

One of our readers recently reached out for help managing her 2.5 year old boy during mealtimes. Since this is quite a common issue in toddlers, I've decided to share my response in hopes it helps more families manage big feelings during meals.
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How to fix toddler sleep issues

How to fix toddler sleep issues

Toddlers can be challenging in so many ways - between potty training, tantrums, picky eating, becoming verbal, becoming more physical and the dreaded sleep issues.

Especially now during quarantine, I have found myself battling with my kids who want to stay up late and a somehow loose routine that doesn't lead to great sleep patterns.

That's why I reached out to the amazing Heidi Lovens, Certified Baby & Toddler Sleep Coach for tips. 

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What to do when your kids dislike grandma

What to do when your kids dislike grandma

This is one of the less- talked about issues we face as parents, but arguably one of the most stressful ones (yes, even worse than the dreaded tantrums). Despite your efforts to get your kids excited about grandma, despite your love for your own mom or mother in law... for some very strange reason... your baby screams at the sight of grandma.

Here's what to do:

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Homeschooling Activities for Toddlers | How to keep your toddlers entertained during quarantine

Homeschooling Activities for Toddlers | How to keep your toddlers entertained during quarantine

With so many families around the world having to stay home with their little ones, we reached out to the super experienced homeschooling mama of 4 Marnesha Augustine for tips to get our toddlers entertained during this pandemic.

Marnesha holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's in family studies and can be found over at her blog where you'll find amazing resources for parents who normally homeschool, or are thinking of going that route, or those - like myself- who find ourselves in this new role. Thank you so much Marnesha! We love what you do and commend you for doing it so graciously.

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